The College of Arts and Architecture

BM in Performance (Keyboard) - Degree Requirements Checklist, page 1

Bachelor of Music in Performance (Keyboard Option)
(126 credits minimum)

The Bachelor of Music degree is intended to prepare students for careers in composition or performance.

Students are admitted to the School of Music and the College of Arts and Architecture under the designation AAMUS and begin to track their intended degree program. Program reviews are held during the fourth semester. Students who have achieved satisfactory standing may then formally change to their intended major.

See the Undergraduate Handbook for a model course sequence

Theory/History Core
____ MUSIC 121 Basic Musicianship I (1)
____ MUSIC 122 Basic Musicianship II (1)
____ MUSIC 221 Basic Musicianship III (1)
____ MUSIC 222 Basic Musicianship IV (1)
____ MUSIC 131 Music Theory I (2)
____ MUSIC 132 Music Theory II (2)
____ MUSIC 231 Music Theory III (2)
____ MUSIC 331 Elementary Analysis IV (2)
____ MUSIC 162 (IL) Intro to Music History (2)
____ MUSIC 261 (IL) Survey of Music History (3)*
____ MUSIC 262 (IL) Survey of Music History II (3)*
____ MUSIC 332 20th Century Analysis (2)
*May be counted as General Education Arts (GA) by petition. Counting these credits as GA does not reduce the minimum credits required for the degree.

 

Other Courses
____ MUSIC 101 Music Common Hour (1)
Students must attend 150 documented concert events before graduation. At least 40 of these events must be Common Hour presentations.
Credit for concert attendance is applied when students register for MUSIC 101 in the second semester of their senior year.

 

____ MUSIC 266 Basic Conducting (1)

 

____ Theory Elective (2-3)
MUSIC 181, 182, 267, 336, 422, 431, 432, 433, 438, or 472

 

Music Elective(s) (4)
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2 credits of ROTC may be applied in this category.

 

____ MUSIC 481 Keyboard Literature (3)
____ Music History/Literature Elective (3)
____ Music History/Literature Elective (3)
(461W-464W series or Special Topics course taught by music history or theory faculty)

    Applied Lessons
____ MUSIC 129S 1st Year Performance Seminar (3)
____ 18-J (3)
____ 23-J (3)
____ 28-J (3)
____ 33-J (3)
____ 38-J (3)
____ 43-J (3)
____ 48-J (3)

 

Ensembles
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Secondary Instrument
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Additional Courses (Pedagogy)
One of the following:
____ MUSIC 419 Piano Pedagogy I (2)
____ MUSIC 424 Piano Pedagogy II (2)

Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses from their major, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.